Great Women of the American Revolution

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Capstone, Jan 1, 2005 - History - 48 pages
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Investigate U.S. history in these dynamic, factfilled books. This bestselling series makes an excellent selection for readers who want to learn about important places and events. Historical documents and illustrations help bring these information-packed books to life.
  

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User Review  - mwflood - LibraryThing

It was great to see someone besides elite, white, males get credit for America's success in the Revolutionary War. It definitely was an all hands effort to defeat the British. I was amazed how much ... Read full review

Contents

Women During Wartime
4
The Home Front
15
Soldiers and Spies
24
Daring Messengers
31
Political Power
38
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

Michael Burgan has written numerous books for children and young adults during his nearly 20 years as a freelance writer. Many of his books have focused on U.S. history, geography, and the lives of world leaders. He has also written fiction and adapted classic novels. Michael has won several awards for his writing, and his graphic novel version of the classic tale Frankenstein (Stone Arch Books) was a Junior Library Guild selection. Michael has also worked as an editor at Weekly Reader, the classroom news magazine used in schools across the United States. Michael graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor's degree in history. When not writing for kids, he enjoys writing plays, and his works have been staged across the United States. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his cat, Callie.